S Sreesanth's interrogation leads to another mobile phone gifted to female friend

S Sreesanth came in contact with the woman this year after he was selected to play for Rajasthan Royals © Getty Images

New Delhi: May 24, 2013

Tainted cricketer S Sreesanth‘s interrogation led Delhi Police to another mobile phone which he had gifted to a female friend from the money he earned from spot-fixing in this season’s Indian Premier League (IPL) matches, said a police official Friday.

A Blackberry Bold mobile phone worth Rs 9,000 was recovered Friday from the woman’s house in Jaipur, police said.

Sreesanth came in contact with the woman this year after he was selected to play for IPL team Rajasthan Royals for this season.

“This female friend is the second girl to whom Sreesanth gifted a mobile phone from the money he earned from spot fixing,” said the official.

Before the recovery of the Blackberry Bold mobile phone, Delhi Police had recovered a Blackberry Z10 mobile phone priced at Rs 40,000 from his girlfriend’s house in Jaipur Monday evening.

The cricketer also went on a shopping spree with the money he earned from spot fixing, buying apparel worth Rs 1.95 lakh for himself.

He wanted to quickly dispose of the cash which he got after fixing, said the official.

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